UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs Neal – When and How to Watch

Published 12/18/2020, 11:48 AM EST
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – MARCH 23: Stephen Thompson walks to the Octagon prior to his welterweight bout against Anthony Pettis during the UFC Fight Night event at Bridgestone Arena on March 23, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The year is drawing to a close, and the UFC is planning to go out with a bang. Scheduled as the grand finale of the year, UFC will end 2020 with a fight night scheduled for this weekend.


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Headlined by a welterweight clash between Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and Geoff Neal, UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Neal is star-studded through and through. The final fight card of the year will certainly not disappoint.

The main card also features two former UFC champs in the likes of Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis. Both of them have their own wars to wage!


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Jose Aldo will face Marlon Vera in a bantamweight clash set as the co-main event and Anthony Pettis will take on Alex Morono at welterweight.

Another fighter to watch out for on this card is Khaos Williams. He is just 2 fights old with the promotion and came out of those 2 fights with KO wins within 27 seconds and 30 seconds.

He will now face his biggest challenge so far in the like of Michel Pereira, a fight that is bound to be action-packed.


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LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 12: Jose Aldo of Brazil prepares to walk to the Octagon to face Conor McGregor of Ireland during the UFC 194 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

All in all, a fight card no fan should miss. Here we have the details of when and how to catch all the action as it unfolds live.

UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Neal will go down at the promotion’s Apex Facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card can be caught live on ESPN+ in English and Spanish, starting at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT. The prelims will be available on ESPN and ESPN+ starting at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT.

UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs Neal Fight card

This is what the fight card looks like per the recent updates. Due to a COVID-19 positive test, Christos Giagos will be stepping in for Rick Glenn.

The welterweight clash between Belal Muhammad and Dhiego as well as the bantamweight bout between Aiemann Zahabi and Drako Rodriguez have been scrapped.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 13: Geoff Neal poses on the scale during the UFC 245 weigh-ins at T-Mobile Arena on December 13, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

This is what the fight card looks like right now


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Main Card

Main Event- Stephen Thompson vs Geoff Neal at Welterweight
Co-Main Event- Jose Aldo vs Marlon Vera at Bantamweight
Michel Pereira Lima vs Khaos Williams at Welterweight
Marlon Moraes vs Rob Font at Bantamweight
Marcin Tybura vs Greg Hardy at Heavyweight


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Anthony Pettis vs Alex Morono at Welterweight
Sijara Eubanks vs Pannie Kianzad at Bantamweight
Deron Winn vs Antonio Arroyo at Catchweight
Gillian Robertson vs Taila Santos at Flyweight
Tafon Nchukwi vs Jamie Pickett at Middleweight
Jimmy Flick vs Cody Durden at Flyweight
Christos Giagos vs Carlton Minus at Lightweight



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